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UMC Launches Inaugural Leadership Development Program

On Friday, September 9, UMC launched their inaugural Leadership Development Program. This program was initiated by Dr. Michael Ragain, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of UMC, and was developed by Dr. Michael Ryan, Executive Director of the Institute of Leadership Research and an Associate Professor of Practice in the Rawls College Area of Management.  […]

Study Abroad Spotlight: Jenny Todoro, Stockholm Business School

Jenny Todora is a junior management information systems major at the Rawls College of Business, on course to graduate in December 2018. Originally from Dallas, Texas, she has dreams of living in a foreign country after graduation. Her goal is to work as an IT Consultant in a European country. In spring 2016, Jenny became the […]

Rawls Ranked in Top 100 Best Undergraduate Business Programs

The Rawls College of Business was recently ranked No. 94 among “Best Undergraduate Business Programs,” according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Business Program Rankings. The rankings were compiled using surveys of B-school deans and senior faculty. Participants rated the quality of the business programs by a five point scaling system, while […]

Senator Birdwell Speaks at RBLP Kick-Off Luncheon

The Rawls Business Leadership Program recently kicked-off the semester with a welcome luncheon. The event gave new and existing students the opportunity to meet, mingle and hear from Texas Senator Brian Birdwell. Senator Birdwell spoke to RBLP students about the qualities of a leader. He stressed that leadership does not depend on the position you […]

Texas Business Hall of Fame Scholarships Awarded to Energy Commerce Majors

This story was provided by George Watson, senior editor for the Texas Tech University Office of Communications and Marketing. Each student is recognized for their accomplishments as a future and current entrepreneur pursuing a higher education. There’s always a risk involved with starting a company, but for a couple of Texas Tech University students, this […]

Gov. Greg Abbott Appoints Professor to Small Business Board

This story was provided by George Watson, senior editor for the Texas Tech University Office of Communications and Marketing. Kelli Frias is an assistant professor of marketing in the Rawls College of Business. Kelli Frias, an assistant professor in the Area of Marketing in the Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business, has been appointed […]

24 Bankers Graduate from 2016 School of Banking

The Rawls College of Business would like to congratulate 24 members who completed their second, and final, year of the Texas Tech School of Banking. The School of Banking, which recently held its 43rd annual session, educates tomorrow’s community banking leaders and provides practical, real-world insight which can be used in their current roles. The […]

Rawls College of Business Creates Supply Chain Management Major

This story was provided by George Watson, senior editor for the Texas Tech University Office of Communications and Marketing. The new major will be offered under the Area of Marketing and Supply Chain Management. In a global economy, getting goods and services to the right places at the right times is critical to business success. […]

Rawls Ambassadors Welcome New Residents

The Rawls Ambassadors spent time last Sunday welcoming new residents to the Texas Tech campus. In addition to helping break down boxes and sort recyclables, they greeted new students and their families. The Ambassadors took time to talk with students and parents, welcome them to Tech, and make sure they were set up for a […]

Dr. Liz Karam Selected as Fellow in the Institute for Inclusive Excellence

Congratulations to Dr. Liz Karam, who has been selected as a fellow in the 2016-17 Texas Tech University Institute for Inclusive Excellence. The Institute was founded in 2009 and gives tenure-track faculty an opportunity to promote a greater understanding of the academic value of diversity. Dr. Karam was chosen for her advocacy of diversity and equity […]